Tara is the Chairperson of Matheson. She is also head of Matheson’s Asset Management and
Investment Funds Department. Tara has spent her entire career at Matheson joining the firm
as a trainee in 1994, qualifying as a solicitor in 1997 and becoming a partner in 2002. Tara
has served as chair of Matheson’s graduate recruitment programme since 2002 and is also a
member of Matheson’s Impactful Business Programme Steering Committee.
Tara was elected to the Council of the Law Society of Ireland in November 2020. She serves
on the Law Society’s Regulation of Practice Committee and Finance Committee. Tara has
previously served as Chair of the Irish Funds Industry Association for the 2017 / 2018 term
and served on its Council from 2015 to 2019. She currently serves as Chair of the Irish Funds
ESG Policy, Legal & Regulatory Working Group. Tara is also a member of the EFAMA
Stewardship, Market Integrity, ESG Investment Standing Committee.
Tara is a member of the IFSC Funds Group established by the Department of An Taoiseach to
consider and advise on legislative and other changes which are necessary or desirable to
facilitate the continued growth of the Irish investment funds industry. She is also a member of
the Implementation Group for Ireland for Law, the Irish government’s international legal
Tara is currently Chair of World Vision Ireland and also serves on the board of directors of
World Vision International, the world’s largest privately funded NGO.
Tara holds an LLB from Trinity College, Dublin and an LLM in International Business Law from
the London School of Economics.
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